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    HUSH HUSH ROCKET FIRING BY R.A.F

    Celle, Germany.

    CU. Notice R.A.F Station Celle. LS. Planes 'Bombing Up' MS. Ground crew unloading rockets. CU. Fixing rockets under aircraft. MS. Pilot climbing aboard. CU. Pilot climbing aboard CU. Pilot donning helmet. LS. Runway through cockpit as plane takes off. LS. Squadron of taking off. CU. German soldier watching. LS. Aircraft going towards target. L.A. Squadron on flight. LA. (2 shots) aircraft on way to target. LS. Going through cloud. GV. Squadron on course. LS. Planes peeling off to attack target. LS. (2 shots) firing rockets coming in from sun. LS. Explosions (ground view) LS. Squadron fire another broadside. LS. Shell bursts on target (ground view) haze of smoke over target.

    R.A.F. GYMKHANA.

    Halton, Bucks.

    G.V. Parade. CU. Crowd. A.V.M. Strafford. Crowd pan to jumping F.L. Smith. Judge and ring steward. Jumping F/L Smith. Crowd. Jumping Sgt. Saunders. Judge marking. GV. Musical chair W.R.A.F. mounting horse. Crowd. F.S. Boys marking seat at end of chairs. Crowd. Jumping A.C.W. Renny (2 shots) Judges. Jumping Mrs. Smith. Crowd. Presentation to men.

    WEIGHING AN AIRCRAFT

    Aircraft lifted off ground in order to weigh.

    FIRE

    Firemen and engines in action, speeding along streets, people running out the way, avoiding oncoming traffic, ringing the fire engine bell, arriving at destination and hosing fire.

    R.A.F. YACHTING RACE.

    Steinhude Meer, Germany.

    Documentation giving details of the Pig Yacht Club and the race between 'the officers and men'.

    CU. Sign Members only pan to yacht on lake. CU. People preparing yachts for trip (2 shots) CU. Starter with gun. MS. Race in progress (4 shots) various. CU. Yachtsman at helm. CU. Water rushing by. MS. Yacht capsized. LS. Yachts racing MS. Yachting type looking at sky. LS. Yachts racing (3 shots) general views. MS. Yachtswoman climbing on deck of boat.

    AIR MARSHAL PATCH IN FAR EAST.

    Singapore, Malaya.

    M.S. A.V.M. Patch Cinema corporation. MS. Inspecting group shaking hands etc., CU. V.M. talking to officials indoors.

    2nd T.A.F. SWIMMING CHAMPIONSHIPS

    Celle, Germany.

    Documentation listing the names of the winners.

    GV. Swimming bath. MS. Board. MS. Hundred metre backstroke in progress. MS. Crowd including C in C. A.M. Sir Robert Foster MS. Finish 100 metres. MS. Crowd applauding. MS. Start of W.R.A.F. 100 metres and swimming. MS. Crowd MS. Finish CU. Winner. MS. Start of 150 metres medley. (2 shots) MS. Type girl biting lip. MS. Finish CU. Winner pan to second. MS. Diving F.O. Eades winner MS. P.O. Cooper 2nd diving. MS. Scoreboard being changed. MS. Crowd. MS. Comic diver bouncing on board. MS. Crowd. MS. Comic dive. The End with flag flying in the background.

    (Mute Neg.) (Used in Astra 14.)

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    67592
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    2492.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:10:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:41:00 / 01:27:43:00
    Canister:
    UN 2533 B
    Sort Number:
    UN 2533 B
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